Troops from the Nigerian Army’s 17 Brigade, along with the Nigeria Police, freed two members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) who had been kidnapped by bandits in Yargoje, Kankara Local Government Area, Katsina State.
This was revealed in a statement issued on Friday by Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations.
The NYSC members, who were kidnapped while travelling from Edo to Katsina State, were rescued on November 2, 2023.
“The rescued corps members have been offered necessary medical attention and support to ensure their physical and emotional well-being and are currently in the custody of the Nigerian Police in Kankara.
“The Nigerian Army continues to solicit the cooperation and support of the public in providing timely and relevant information to enhance troops’ proactive operational engagement of criminal elements threatening the security of the nation,” the statement read.